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Posted in thread: Primary/Secondary/Bottle Question on 01-30-2013 at 05:30 PM
Hi guys. I'm on my 4th brew, currently in the primary on day 10 (Belgian Dubbel).I was over my
buddy's house brewing beer this weekend, he has been doing it for years so I'm there to pick up
tips and ...
Posted in thread: Dubbel Weekend on 01-18-2013 at 04:25 PM
Be sure to make the proper sized starter as one smack pack is NOT enough for a beer this big!
- JI've never made a starter, always just pitched the wyeast straight. So, let me just make
sure I got th...
Posted in thread: Dubbel Weekend on 01-18-2013 at 03:12 PM
Thanks guys. This is only my 4th brew, so I really appreciate the input. Mixing the right
grains comes with time I guess, so you're helping mucho!Here is the updated recipe, knocking
back the caramuni...
Posted in thread: Dubbel Weekend on 01-18-2013 at 01:55 PM
Hey gents, I'm going to brew a dubbel this weekend and looking for advise. I put together a
recipe based on various ones I found on the web. Any advise/suggestions with my recipe? I've
never used cara...
Posted in thread: First All Grain on 10-02-2012 at 01:01 AM
Named it Monk Life
Posted in thread: First All Grain on 10-01-2012 at 06:46 AM
Since you have a fridge for fermentation, maybe kick the fridge temp down 2-3 degrees, but
probably not needed. At 70, your fermenter's probably gonna be about 75, which will pull out
esters that will...
Posted in thread: First All Grain on 10-01-2012 at 06:03 AM
Started my first all grain brew Saturday with the help of a buddy who has a couple years
experience. All in all, the process went pretty smoothly. 9lb Belgian Pils1/2lb each of Belgian
Caramunich and ...
Posted in thread: Hello From Houston on 08-09-2012 at 12:16 PM
Welcome Makushr1! Have you checked the carboy or pail for leaks? maybe spray some sanitizer
on/near that airlock connection and press in to force C02 out and look for bubbles. What temp
is it at?I hav...
Posted in thread: Hello From Houston on 08-08-2012 at 04:08 PM
Good afternoon from Houston. Just bought my first beer making kit from DeFalco's (double
stage), and it's currently fermenting in the first stage.I've yet to see the air lock bubble,
which concerns me...